CHC is Seeking New Board Members

Calgary Housing Company is seeking to fill three board positions before its Annual General Meeting which will occur in June 2024. We are seeking applicants who are committed to our mission of Making Life Better for Calgarians through the provision of safe, affordable housing to low and moderate-income households. Over 27,000 Calgarians make their home […]

Resource on Private Career Colleges

Are you Considering Attending a Private Career College? We’ve written a resource with our partners at Momentum on Private Career Colleges.   Momentum provides financial literacy, entrepreneurship, and skills training programs to support people who live with financial barriers. They are a change-making organization that focuses on poverty reduction and bringing social perspectives to economic […]

Winner of the January Nominate a Neighbour Award

Patricia and Tamana are neighbours in one of Calgary Housing Company’s properties. Patricia is well known in her building as a kind neighbour, always willing to lend a hand. She was nominated for the first Nominate a Neighbour award by Tamana. In Tamana’s own words “She was (the) first face we saw when we moved […]

Increase to Provincial Benefits

As of January 1, 2024, Assured Income for the Severely Handicapped (AISH), Income Support, and the Alberta Child and Family benefits will increase by 4.25%. These benefits are indexed annually to inflation. Recipients of Income Support will see their Core Shelter-Social Housing rate increase at the time of Annual Rent Review and not before. Rent […]

Cold Weather Advisory

Guidance for Cold Weather at Calgary Housing Company Calgary is forecast to experience extreme cold weather from Wednesday, January 10 through to Sunday, January 14. Please take appropriate care to protect yourself, loved ones and your home. In extreme cold frost bite and hypothermia can set in extremely quickly, and open windows can lead to […]

Celebrate Community Building

Introducing the Good Neighbour Awards   Are you a resident of CHC and do you have a neighbour who makes a positive difference in the community? Someone who encourages and inspires others, even if it’s in a small way? Celebrate their impact and the community they build by nominating them for a good neighbour award. […]

National Housing Day 2023

Today is National Housing Day! Over the past few months, we have seen a dramatic rise in attention to the current crisis in housing. At Calgary Housing Company, we focus on housing every day, and we see how affordable housing is a solution to more than just today’s problems. Housing provides benefits that are both […]

What Goes Into Making Housing Accessible?

December 3 is the International Day of Persons with Disabilities The Day was created to raise awareness of disabilities and to foster inclusivity. To highlight the Day, Calgary Housing Company (CHC) toured one of the 140 units of accessible housing they manage. Out of those 140 units, 26 are adaptable, this means they aren’t fully […]

Supporting Community Building Through Community Hubs

Women in Need Society Helps Community Flourish   Calgary’s Women in Need Society (WINS) was founded in 1992. Over the years they’ve grown to six thrift stores and five community hubs; several of which are located in Calgary Housing Company properties. The organization runs a range of community programming from their Retail Ready program to […]

October is Fire Prevention Month

Fire Safety Tips Fires can start in an instant, spread quickly, and cause severe damage to your home and belongings. It only takes a few minutes of your time to develop strong fire prevention practices and an emergency response plan for your home. Here are a few things you can do right now to help […]

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Have Your Voice Heard

In early 2024 we will be reaching out to residents to gather your experiences, opinions, and ideas to inform our Anti-Racism Strategy.

You can participate by:

  • Completing the survey that will be distributed in early 2024
  • Volunteer to join a focus group (this will be available through the survey)

 

Watch for more information coming soon!

 

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